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01588 676060

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Open Daily 10am - 5pm

01588 676060     info@shropshirehillsdiscoverycentre.co.uk

Be Creative

We are happy to bring our activities to you, so no need for an expensive coach. We bring all the equipment, you provide the children.

As with all our activities, the Outreach Programme at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre makes learning fun, so whether you’d like us to come into your classroom, after school or holiday club, our activities will entertain and educate your group.

Paper Making

An Outreach Workshop – Bringing discovery to you!

Make design choices about what materials you will combine to make your own recycled paper.
Curriculum Links: Art & Design, D & T
Price: £100 + VAT, additional workshops £50 + VAT

Working with Willow

An Outreach Workshop – Bringing discovery to you!

Explore the properties of willow, choose to have your class make a fish, dragonfly, indian mandela, dream catcher, lantern or other willow shape. Structures can be made for a negotiated rate.
Curriculum Links: Art & Design, D & T
Price: £100 + VAT, additional workshops £50 + VAT

Felt Making

An Outreach Workshop – Bringing discovery to you!​​​​​​​

Create your own piece of fabric from natural fibre! Learn about the history of the material, then design and make your own A5-sized piece of felt.
Curriculum Links: Art & Design, D & T
Price: £100 + VAT, additional workshops £50 + VAT

Framing Nature

Go on a hunt for natural treasures around our meadows and use these to explore willow work techniques.

Curriculum Links: Art & Design Maximum group size: 35

Cost: £120 + vat for all groups up to 35

Available March - Nov

 

Further Information and Booking

Click here to download a copy of our 2017 Education Brochure.

For further details of individual activities, to discuss your individual requirements and/or to make a booking, call 01588676060 or email Stephanie at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre.


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Meet The Mammoth

Get up close & personal

Meet our larger than life Shropshire mammoth

Find out about the chilling Ice Age and meet our mammoth – a full size replica of the skeleton found at Condover, near Shrewsbury.

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Café

Frothy coffees & Shropshire cream teas

Perfect when the sun is shining

Our delicious home-cooked meals are prepared using local produce to bring you a true taste of the Shropshire Landscape, with Sunday lunches a speciality.

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Events

Family friendly events and activities

From slime making to fairy cakes, we have a party to suit everyone!

Have you ever been up close to a Barn Owl, seen a water-nymph, made a willow nest or prepared to hunt for a Mammoth? If not, now is your chance!

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Onny Meadow

30 acres beside the River Onny

Well signposted for gentle strolls

FREE ENTRANCE to 30 acres of riverside paths, wild flowers and woodland all in the shadow of an Iron Age hillfort.

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Upcoming Events...

18 Feb - 22 Feb

How To Train Your Dragon

February Half Term Activity for 4 - 11 year olds.

22 Feb

School for Dragon Cookery

Extra date. February Half Term Activity for 4-11 year olds.

23 Feb

Discovery Club - Cave Baby

A club for children 3 and above packed full of fun things to do encouraging children to get back to nature, enjoy th...

25 Feb

Craven Arms Girls Group - Chinese Spring Festival

Craven Arms Girls Group - Celebrate the Chinese spring festival and make swe...

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Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre is operated by Grow Cook Learn, a registered charity, connecting people to the food, history and landscape of the Shropshire Hills, providing opportunities to local people and visitors to learn and discover.
Registered Charity in England Number 1158795